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World RX: Audi and EKS want to rock Riga
- World Champion Mattias Ekström travels to Latvia in third overall
- Local hero Reinis Nitišs particularly motivated for round on home soil
- Audi DTM driver Nico Müller again in fourth Audi S1 EKS RX quattro
The 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship is turning onto the finish straight, with round ten of twelve to be staged in Riga. A decision may already be produced in both the drivers’ and the teams’ classification. Ranked in third overall, Mattias Ekström is aiming to clinch his fourth victory this season. In the race in the Latvian capital, Audi and EKS are again competing with four Audi S1 EKS RX quattro cars. Alongside Ekström and the other two permanent EKS drivers, Toomas Heikkinen and Reinis Nitišs, Audi DTM campaigner Nico Müller will again contest the event.